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Alexandria VA Dentist Blog

What Can Be Done to Treat an Uneven Gumline?

An uneven gumline can affect the appearance of the teeth even if the teeth themselves are straight and even. Having an irregular gumline can make some teeth look too small or too large depending on the person. Too much or too little…

Are Children Susceptible to Gum Disease?

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a common condition in which plaque builds up on the teeth and can cause the gum tissue to become inflamed. As gum disease progresses, an active infection can ensue underneath the gumline, which can lead…

Are You a Candidate for Same Day Dental Crowns?

A dental crown helps to protect a tooth that’s otherwise damaged, such as a cracked tooth or a tooth that’s seen extensive decay. In the past, dental crowns were part of a restoration that could take weeks to complete. However, new technology…

Dr. Mazhari Smile Success Stories: Smile Makeovers

Patients looking to dramatically improve both the appearance and function of their smile, can achieve their goal with Dr. Mazhari with a smile makeover. A smile makeover can include a number of both cosmetic and restorative treatments that address problems…

Dr. Mazhari Smile Success Stories: Lumineers

Many patients come to our office unhappy with certain aspects or with appearance of their smile. Whether they have deeply stained teeth, chips in one or more teeth, or gaps in their smile that affect their appearance, patients desire with…

What Can You Eat After a Root Canal?

Getting a root canal allows you to save your natural tooth to avoid getting a replacement. Whether due to trauma or decay, a root canal procedure will be similar to getting a filling and you’ll need to follow your dentist’s instructions for…

Dr. Mazhari Smile Success Stories: Root Canal Therapy

At Alexandria Dental Health & Smile Studio, we find that many patients have misconceptions surrounding root canal therapy. Why patients need root canal therapy, what symptoms it can resolve, and what the procedure is actually like, are all questions that…

What Is The Potential Long Term Impact of Bruxism?

Bruxism is a condition in which you grind your teeth, whether knowingly or unknowingly. For most people, bruxism happens during sleep and they’re not even aware that they have this harmful habit. For others, bruxism happens during times of stress while awake,…

How Is Snacking Impacting Your Oral Health?

Having snacks throughout the day is a very normal habit that most people engage in. However, if you’re snacking constantly, this practice could be harming your smile more than you think. While eating, your mouth produces saliva to help you chew…